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Film: "All the Wild Horses" & "Dateline-Saigon", MNFF Vermont Tour

Vergennes Opera House

Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)

Film: "All the Wild Horses" & "Dateline-Saigon", MNFF...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Double Feature (both films) at 2pm and 4:30pm
Double feature admission. Access to both screenings.
Feb 10, 2019 $20.00 $2.85
All the Wild Horses, 2pm only   more info Feb 10, 2019 $12.00 $2.36
Dateline-Saigon, 4:30pm only   more info Feb 10, 2019 $12.00 $2.36

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MNFF Vermont Tour-Vergennes

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Vermont Tour
Double Feature 
at the Vergennes Opera House

 

Once again, the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF) is bringing two award-winning films to various theaters and town halls across Vermont and the Vergennes Opera House is pleased to be one of the chosen few.

On Sunday, February 10, 2019, the Vergennes Opera House will be screening two of the award-winning documentaries from the 2018 festival: All the Wild Horses at 2pm and Dateline-Saigon at 4:30pm. 

Screening Time: 2pm
All the Wild Horses: Featured Documentary at the 4th Annual Middlebury New Filmmakers festival. Directed by Ivo Marloh. Run time: 89 minutes.

Synopsis: A dramatic and beautiful film that brilliantly documents the Mongol Derby horse race. The race itself is a recreation of Gheghis Khan's 13th-century horse-messenger trail. It is the longest and toughest horse race in the world and easily the most epic and dangerous. The race leadsd the horse and rider through 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian steppe, desert and mountain ranges. The riders navigate between stations that are 40 kilometers apart where there is a constant supply of fresh horses and strict veterinary care and checkpoints.  

Tickets are $12 or purchase tickets for both films for the double feature prices of $20 online now.    


Screening Time: 4:30pm
Dateline-Saigon: Winner-Best Documentary Feature at the 4th Annual Middlebury New Filmmakers festival. Directed by Thomas Herman. Run time: 95 minutes.

Synopsis: How does a nation slip into war? Dateline-Saigon compellingly profiles the controversial reporting of five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists -The New York Times' David Halberstam, the Associated Press' Malcolm Browne, Peter Arnett, and legendary photojournalist Horst Faas, and UPI's Neil Sheehan -- during the early years of the Vietnam War as President John F. Kennedy is secretly committing US troops to what is initially dismissed by some as 'a nice little war in a land of tigers and elephants.’

 "The best film about journalism in Vietnam I've ever seen."
Bob Schieffer, former anchor CBS Evening News, moderator of Face the Nation 

Tickets are $12 or purchase tickets for both films for the double feature prices of $20 online now. 

 Cash bar provided by Bar Antidote, featuring local beer, wine and Woodchuck Cider's "Lil’ Dry", a semi-dry cider made with 100% Vermont apples from their local orchard partners


Presented by the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Vergennes Opera House in cooperation with Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

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The Vergennes Opera House
120 Main Street
Vergennes, VT 05491

Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)


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Vergennes Opera House

The Vergennes Opera House
A restored 1897 theater in the heart of one of Vermont's most
unique and vibrant downtowns.
General Information
The historic Vergennes Opera House, on the second floor of the 1897 Vergennes City Hall, was restored through a major effort by hundreds of individuals, businesses, and foundations beginning in 1993. A grand re-opening in 1997 welcomed the public back into the historic community space. Since then the Opera House has played host to many fine theater productions, concerts by local, national and international performers across the genres, community gatherings, high school dances and weddings and celebrations of all kinds. 

With a full calendar of year-roundr round, the Vergennes Opera House provides entertainment, arts and cultural activities with truly something for everyone.
 
www.vergennesoperahouse.org

802-877-6737

Photo courtesy of Donna Burke Wilkins
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